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Opposition grows to privatizing management of extramural home-care services

A petition containing about 200 signatures is on its way from Sackville to Premier Gallant’s office in Fredericton. The petition, organized by former Sackville Mayor Pat Estabrooks, calls on the Liberal government not to sign a contract with the private … Continue reading

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Liberal reps get earful at Sackville meeting on plans for privatizing management of home care

An advocate for elderly New Brunswickers warned provincial Liberals today that if they don’t want to be defeated at the next election, they’d better start listening to people speaking out against changes to the extramural home care program. Hector Cormier, … Continue reading

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N.B. Health Minister peppered with angry questions over privatizing home care services

Provincial Health Minister Benoit Bourque and Medavie CEO Bernard Lord fielded about two dozen angry questions and comments Tuesday evening during a public meeting in Moncton that lasted more than two hours. Doctors, a nurses’ representative, members of Acadian groups, … Continue reading

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